Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 12

Management of Lost Interdental Papilla by a Surgical Approach - A Case Report

Subuhi Mudassar1, Mehvish Saleem2*, Mayur Kaushik3 and Sachin Gupta2

1Post Graduate Student, Department of Periodontology, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
3Professor and Head, Department of Periodontology, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Mehvish Saleem, Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Received: September 15, 2021; Published: November 18, 2021

Abstract

Black triangles or absence or loss of interdental papillae (IDP) is one of the most important steps of decision-making process of clinicians. The IDP is a dense connective tissue that is covered by oral epithelium and is found in the space between the gingival tissues of two adjacent teeth. It protects the periodontal structures by acting as a biological barrier, and also plays a critical role in aesthetics. The shape of the IDP between the teeth is determined by three important aspects - contact relationship, the width of the proximal tooth surfaces, and the course of the cemento-enamel junction (CEJ). The loss of IDP creates esthetic and phonetic problem and may also lead to food impaction. Orthodontic, prosthetic and restorative procedures are the non-surgical approaches that can modify interproximal spaces thereby inducing modifications to the soft tissues. The surgical technique aims to re-contour, preserve and reconstruct the soft tissue between the teeth. In the present case, pouch technique (Han and Takei) using Connective tissue graft was performed for papilla reconstruction.

Keywords: Interdental Papillae (IDP); Black Triangles; Soft Tissues

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Citation

Citation: Mehvish Saleem., et al. “Management of Lost Interdental Papilla by a Surgical Approach - A Case Report".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.12 (2021): 08-12.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Mehvish Saleem., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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